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Room with a view

I'll admit to some bias as I came here frequently as a child, but that is only because it's a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pasty C
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Thurso
No views in the mist!

Parked here at the start of a walk. No other reason to come here, don't think it would even be any... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Tibbsy14
,
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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“masts” (3 reviews)
“vista” (2 reviews)
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Wirksworth DE4 4AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll admit to some bias as I came here frequently as a child, but that is only because it's a good place for outdoor-loving youngsters. The main attraction is a bowl-shaped dip on the south of the hill just below the car parks, which I...More

Thank Pasty C
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Parked here at the start of a walk. No other reason to come here, don't think it would even be any good for dog walking. Maybe of interest if you are fascinated by radio masts!

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We have often been in the Wirksworth/Bolehill/Matlock area and seen the large masts that dominate the skyline in that region and have often wondered what it was like up there. On this occasion, following a failed journey into Shottle, we decided we’d go up and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Take your binoculars- night or day ! Really good for seeing all the way to the end of the world. If you know anyone who thinks it's flat, bring them here for a laugh.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning views albeit marred by litter! Come on people... Amazing place to visit handy free carpark too. Must come back for the sunset... ☺

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

A great place to begin and finish a walk around this beautiful part of Derbyshire. It is a National Trust carpark and so is well used throughout the week and especially at weekends.

1  Thank MRS140
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Pleasant destination with stunning views all with in a short distance of your Wirksworth accomodation.

Thank chalmem
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

Alport Height is lovely for its amazing views and for taking the kids or the dog for a run around the hill. Its National Trust but its just a picnic area really with a fair sized car park. It has big radio masts because its...More

2  Thank sting39
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